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Hey guys, was hoping to get some advice on the 900d.
I'm going to attempt my first water cooled build and I've chosen the 900d as the case I want to use. So far the only components i'm sure of are: 3 Evga 780 hydro's and some form of i7.
Was wondering if any of you could provide some basic advice on radiators and the like for a build like this?
Also is painting the case difficult as I would prefer if it was white.
Thanks in advance.
post #6172 of 8657
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Originally Posted by rmcknight36 View Post

Is that a 200mm res?

Yes it is.
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Opinion time yet again. Where should I place the pump?

A)


B)



A)
Pros:
+Out of the way of airflow
Cons:
-Pump will be visible
-Curved tubing in an otherwise right-angle only loop

B)
Pros:
+Hidden behind rad
+Lowest position for best efficiency
+Right angles
Cons:
-Between a rad fan and a case fan; will block airflow
-130mm of intake extension
    
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Originally Posted by Supacasey View Post

Opinion time yet again. Where should I place the pump?

A)


B)



A)
Pros:
+Out of the way of airflow
Cons:
-Pump will be visible
-Curved tubing in an otherwise right-angle only loop

B)
Pros:
+Hidden behind rad
+Lowest position for best efficiency
+Right angles
Cons:
-Between a rad fan and a case fan; will block airflow
-130mm of intake extension

I would go option B
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post #6175 of 8657
Option B for me too, I am actually doing that pretty much except that my DDC is mounted on its own heatsink and will benefit from the rad fan intake.
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Hey guys,

I did a front mod on my 650D. Got tired of the 200mm front fan.
Now I have 3x140mm in the front instead.

Result:


Find more information in the worklog: http://www.overclock.net/t/1442143/650d-front-inside-mod#post_21179554
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thestalosj It looks like no one gave you any answers. You will want to do some research to see what other people are using that suits your style and your intended use of your build. EK has a large selection of quality water cool components - http://www.ekwb.com/shop/kits-cases/kits.html Check out some of the water cooling builds to get some Ideas of what you Like. Enjoy, the 900D is an incredible case to do any kind of build in. show us some pictures when you get going!
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post #6180 of 8657
Guys, i have yet to get my 750D but i'm already kinda planning it out wink.gif Can somebody confirm that the res/pump (where it says "AGB" in the picture) will fit there? It's a Laing DDC + Aqualis res and i'm just not sure whether this will fit. Would it even be possible to stuff that in between the right drive cage and the 5.25" mounts?
If someone could check that in his 750D i'd be super grateful. It'll be ~20cm in height at least..
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